Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Contract: Lockheed, $99M
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $99,010,000 modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract to provide long lead-time parts, material and components required for the delivery of 19 conventional take off and landing F-35 aircraft for the U.S. Air Force. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in June 2014. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting authority. (Source: DoD, 09/18/13) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 training center.